MAX7219 8x8 Dot Matrix Display

Kit With All Components or Fully Assembled

The mini 8×8 Dot Matrix LED Display Module is based on the MAX7219 dot matrix module chip. It is a serial input common-cathode driver which interfaces microcontrollers to LED matrices.

All common microcontrollers including Arduino models can be connected to this module.

A connection is made by using the 4-wire serial interface. Each output can be addressed without refreshing the entire display. This module requires only 3 I/O lines for driving the display, making it ideal for your microcontroller projects. Features such as display brightness can be adjusted in software to the MAX7219.

Pin Descriptions

  • CLK: Serial-Clock Input.
  • CS: Chip-Select Input.
  • DIN: Serial-Data Input.
  • DOUT: Serial-Data Output.
  • VCC: Positive Supply Voltage. Connect to +5V.
  • GND: Ground


  • Operating Voltage: 4.7V – 5.3V DC
  • Operating Current: 320mA
  • Display Pixel Size: 3.75mm
  • LED Color: Red
MAX7219 8x8 Dot Matrix Display

For more detailed information on the MAX7219, see the manufactures specification sheet.

Please note: This is a kit and requires assembly. All parts are included ready for assembly in less than 15 minutes. Also available fully assembled and tested.

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MAX7219 8x8 Dot Matrix Display With Red LED

Available As A Kit or Fully Assembled
  • Product Code: MAX7219 Display Driver Kit (Red)
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2.95 USD

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